Richard C. Godfrey, P.C. - Partner

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Richard C. Godfrey, P.C.

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Phone: +1 312-862-2391
Fax: +1 312-862-2200
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Professional Profile

Mr. Godfrey is a senior litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He also serves as a Trustee and Director of various educational and other nonprofit organizations, including as a Trustee of Boston University, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and as a Director of the National Center for State Courts, among others. Mr. Godfrey is currently on trial in Philadelphia.

Memberships & Affiliations

Trustee, Boston University; also Member, Dean's Advisory Board, Boston University School of Law

Trustee, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Member, Board of Directors, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Member, Board of Directors, The Appleseed Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Member, Board of Directors, National Center for State Courts; also formerly Co-Chair, Lawyer's Committee, National Center for State Courts (Williamsburg, VA)

Member, Board of Directors, The Churchill Centre; formerly a Trustee, American Friends of the Churchill Museum (War Cabinet Rooms, London)

Member, Board of Governors, The Mid-America Club (IL)

Member of the Civic Committee, The Commercial Club of Chicago

Member of the American, Illinois, Chicago, 5th and 7th Circuit Bar Associations; Member, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation; and Fellow, The American Bar Foundation


Member of the bars of the United States Supreme Court and United States Court of Claims

Member of the bars of the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and D.C. Circuit Courts of Appeal

Member of the bars of the United States District Courts for the District of Colorado, the Northern District of Illinois, the Central District of Illinois, the Northern District of Indiana, the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, and the United States Tax Court

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